Sergeant John Mitchell

Sergeant John James Mitchell, 1st/6th Battalion, Black Watch. He was killed in action in France on 20th July 1918, aged 21. He was the son of Thomas and Violet Mitchell of St. John's Cottages, Newstead and is buried in La Neuville-Aux-Larris Military Cemetery., Marne, France. He fell in the fighting in the Bois de Courton where the 51st Highland Division fought 3 German Divisions to a standstill and blunted their offensives in that sector.

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